Book cover of The Underground Railroad: A Novel by Colson Whiteheadby Colson Whitehead

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award, this #1 New York Times bestseller chronicles a young slave’s adventures as she makes a desperate bid for freedom in the antebellum South. The basis for the acclaimed original Amazon Prime Video series directed by Barry Jenkins.

Cora is a slave on a cotton plantation in Georgia. An outcast even among her fellow Africans, she is on the cusp of womanhood—where greater pain awaits. And so when Caesar, a slave who has recently arrived from Virginia, urges her to join him on the Underground Railroad, she seizes the opportunity and escapes with him.

Interview with the Author

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Ep. #135 – Colson Whitehead, 2017 Pulitzer Prize Winning author of The Underground Railroad
7/13/17         30 min

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An Evening with Colson Whitehead
9/16/16        66 min

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Colson Whitehead reads and discusses ‘The Underground Railroad’
12/12/18         64 min

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Colson Whitehead
6/29/17           22 min

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Colson Whitehead – The Underground Railroad
12/13/16        58 min

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The Underground Railroad: Colson Whitehead in conversation with Kanishk Tharoor
2/11/19        43 min

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